David R. Bales, CPM
David R. Bales, CPM, accepted a new position earlier this year with Millennia Housing Management, based in Valley View, Ohio; he is the firm’s new executive vice president for operations, operating out of Orlando, where he previously worked for Pinnacle Property Management, AMO. Frank T. Sinito, CEO of The Millennia Companies®, states, “[Bales] will bring his expert knowledge of operations, compliance and leadership development to us as we continue to build the operational capacity of our company.”
Clay Hicks, CPM
Clay Hicks, CPM, and president of the Houston-based Dinerstein Companies, was recently installed as the 2020 president of the Houston Apartment Association (HAA). In his interview with the HAA publication Abode, Hicks says of his appointment, “I’m going to ask why a lot…Asking why will challenge people to think, to innovate and to improve. If I can influence, even on a small scale, a culture of continuous improvement, I will feel like I’ll have done my job as president for 2020.”
Christy Sanchez, CPM
Christy Sanchez, CPM, has come on board as vice president of property management at The Bainbridge Companies, based in Wellington, Fla. Sanchez herself will be based in Austin and oversee global operations of Bainbridge’s management portfolio and support business development for the company’s third-party management division. She brings more than 20 years of industry knowledge to the position, having most recently conducted business for Alliance Residential, AMO, as a regional vice president.
William Scott Severn, CPM candidate
After joining WPM Real Estate Management, AMO, of Owings Mills, Md., as a leasing agent in 2015, CPM candidate William Scott Severn will now serve as the firm’s business development coordinator. His new role will call on him to use his onsite multifamily experience to support the company’s ongoing growth and outreach in the community, with a focus on expanding the breadth of the company’s portfolio across all lines of business.
Outlook Management Group LLC, AMO
The Milwaukee Business Journal has recognized Outlook Management Group LLC, AMO, in Muskego, Wis., as one of its Best Places to Work in southeast Wisconsin. The awards honor businesses that establish a positive working environment built on trust, recognition and engagement. Outstanding workplaces are selected based on the results of surveys taken by employees who rate different core areas such as alignment with goals, communications and resources, and overall job satisfaction.
Written by Journal of Property Management staff